Episode 95 - Parshat Yitro: When 'the Other' Illuminates - Matan - The Sadie Rennert

Sunday | February 5, 2023

Episode 95 – Parshat Yitro: When ‘the Other’ Illuminates

Dr. Yosefa (Fogel) Wruble with Yael Leibowitz

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In this enlightening conversation with Matan lecturer and Kitvuni scholar Yael Leibowitz, we discuss several examples of the biblical ‘Other’- such as Yitro-  whose role it often is to contrast Israelite behavior.

Our podcast series on Shemot focuses on Identity and Nationality Formation.  We’re going to try and address the big biblical themes of slavery, redemption, society building, and commitment to a binding code of law as well as explore together with our guests how we can anchor these big ideas in our modern lives.

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